economics, economic science, political economynoun
the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
Political economy; the science of the utilities or the useful application of wealth or material resources; the study of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services of a nation or region, and its effect on the wealth of a country. See Political economy, under Political.
The study of resource allocation, distribution and consumption; of capital and investment; and of management of the factors of production.
Etymology: From economy, from oeconomia, from οἰκονομία, from οἶκος + νόμος.
the science of household affairs, or of domestic management
political economy; the science of the utilities or the useful application of wealth or material resources. See Political economy, under Political
Etymology: [Gr. ta` o'ikonomika`, equiv. to "h o'ikonomi`a. See Economic.]
Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The term economics comes from the Ancient Greek οἰκονομία from οἶκος + νόμος, hence "rules of the house". Political economy was the earlier name for the subject, but economists in the late 19th century suggested "economics" as a shorter term for "economic science" that also avoided a narrow political-interest connotation and as similar in form to "mathematics", "ethics", and so forth. A focus of the subject is how economic agents behave or interact and how economies work. Consistent with this, a primary textbook distinction is between microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics examines the behavior of basic elements in the economy, including individual agents and markets, and their interactions. Macroeconomics analyzes the entire economy and issues affecting it, including unemployment, inflation, economic growth, and monetary and fiscal policy. Other broad distinctions include those between positive economics and normative economics; between economic theory and applied economics; between rational and behavioral economics; and between mainstream economics and heterodox economics.
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The science of the production, distribution and use of wealth, best understood by college professors on half-rations.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.
The act, process and science of creating, managing, stimulating and generating an economy.
Economics is simple when we look at it in a simple manner.Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020
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The numerical value of Economics in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Economics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I have a degree in finance and economics, from a good school — Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, which turns out a lot of business people. And all of that stuck with me through the years.
It turns out that the economics of the world is ideally parimutuel.
Over the next couple of months we will turn break-even and then profitable in the first Southeast Asian countries, for us, it has become just a matter of scale as we have positive gross margins in all of our countries and positive unit economics. It only becomes a question of the number of orders before we become profitable.
You could see on that stage in Las Vegas how we are maybe approaching these problems with different solutions, but we're both seeing the pressures that American families are under and the challenges that they're facing, we're not peddling the same old failed policies of trickle-down economics and let the corporations do what they want and cut taxes on the wealthy.
These people are isolated by economics. They're isolated geographically, and they're isolated because this is a disease that makes people ashamed if they got it through something like smoking.
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- علم الاقتصاد, اقتصادArabic
- economiaCatalan, Valencian
- Wirtschaftswissenschaft, ÖkonomieGerman
- economía, ciencias económicasSpanish
- ekonomia, kansantaloustiede, taloustiedeFinnish
- ekonomyWestern Frisian
- ilmu ekonomiIndonesian
- សេដ្ឋសាស្ត្រ, សេដ្ឋវិទ្យាKhmer
- 경제학, 經濟學Korean
- EconomieLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- EconomieLimburgish, Limburgan, Limburger
- naʼiiniʼ naalkaahNavajo, Navaho
- ekonomika, ekonomiaPolish
- اقتصادPashto, Pushto
- економија, ekonomijaSerbo-Croatian
- ఆర్థిక, ఆర్థిక శాస్త్రముTelugu
- ئىقتىسادشۇناسلىقUyghur, Uighur
- kinh tế học, 經濟學Vietnamese
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